[arch-dev-public] Status Report 2007-10-22
travis at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 24 21:39:04 EDT 2007
On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 23:01:05 -0400
Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 19:43:34 -0500
> "Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * License Updates
> > Travis has provided us a list of packages that have broken or
> > improper licenses. This stuff is becoming more and more important,
> > so I'd like to get some supervision here as soon as possible.
> > This looks like it's a task that pairs well with the core rebuild
> > and extra cleanup. So, anyone participating in those tasks should
> > keep this list in mind.
> > Travis, would it be possible to get this list on the dev wiki? Or
> > possibly setup as a todo list?
> > Ref:
> > http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2007-October/002505.html
> Yeah, I can throw that up on the dev wiki or a todo list, I suppose.
> I don't know how to do TODOs though - can someone walk me through it
> I'll update the script I have that finds these bad licenses to do
> case-insensitive searches as well - that should knock off a few
> that're wrongly marked "bad". Oh, I guess I'll make it accept "MIT",
> "BSD", "Python", "zlib", and "libpng" as valid licenses, but ensure
> those packages reference /usr/share/licenses/ in their build function,
> since they have to install the modified version of the license.
> I'll get a new list made up shortly, in any case, and either wikify it
> or todo it, depending on which I know how to do by that point. ;)
Todo list created.
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